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Enhance your AAIC experience with ISTAART

As a member of the Alzheimer’s Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment (ISTAART), you benefit from:

As well as other benefits, including:

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PIA Day at AAIC

Saturday, July 18
Some Professional Interest Areas (PIAs) of ISTAART will be hosting two-hour sessions focused on research updates during PIA Day on July 18. Most of the sessions will be followed by the PIA’s annual business meeting (although, some business meetings will take place throughout the week).

ISTAART Workshops

Join fellow ISTAART members for specialized workshops throughout the conference.

Sunday, July 19
[IS-01] Federal Alzheimer’s Research: Opportunities for Funding from the National Institutes of Health
11:45 a.m.–1:45 p.m.
Room 145

Presenters:

Neil Buckholtz, Division of Neuroscience, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md., United States

Roderick Corriveau, Neurodegeneration, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md., United States

Richard Hodes, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md., United States

Meet with the scientific leadership of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Hear about federal priorities and funding opportunities in Alzheimer’s disease research. Led by the National Institute on Aging at NIH, this interactive session will include time for one-on-one consults on research and career development grants.

Monday, July 20
[IS-02] How to Write a Grant
11:45 a.m.–1:45 p.m.
Room 145

Presenters:

Ramesh Vemuri, National Institutes on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md., United States

The workshop will provide concrete examples, taken from recent successful applications, of how to write a grant. Relevant elements of a typical research grant will be covered, including specific aims, background, preliminary studies, and methods. This workshop is aimed toward junior investigators and will include a discussion of the candidate section and training plan that might be included in an individual training grant application.

Tuesday, July 21
[IS-03] How Reviewers View Your Manuscript
11:45 a.m.–1:45 p.m.
Room 145

Presenters:

Kathleen M. Hayden, Senior Association Editor, Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association; Executive Editor, Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment and Disease Monitoring; Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, N.C., United States

Ara S. Khachaturian, Executive Editor, Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions, Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment and Disease Monitoring; Prevent Alzheimer’s 2020, Inc., Rockville, Md., United States

Additional editors from Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association will participate.

Participate in this interactive workshop with editors from Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association. The workshop will examine strategies and methods for writing and reviewing scientific manuscripts for scholarly publication. Qualities of a good manuscript organization, requirements for authorship, conflict of interest and data presentation will be discussed. The session will also review key examples on the common cause of rejection.

ISTAART member-only reception

Monday, July 20
5:45-7:45 p.m.
Marriott Marquis- Salon 15

2015 ISTAART Student Volunteer Program

The International Society to Advance Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment (ISTAART) offers a Student Volunteer Program in conjunction with AAIC 2015. The program provides accepted ISTAART student members with the opportunity to travel to AAIC 2015. While daily volunteer efforts are an essential aspect of participation, participants are still able to fully acquire the latest scientific updates through attendance at sessions. Applicants must be a verified undergraduate or graduate student.

Accepted volunteers are provided with the following:

The application deadline has passed.


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